The following is the text of a letter from DCPS regarding inclement weather and snow days for this school year… December 19, 2016 Dear DCPS Families, As we approach the winter months, we have begun planning for inclement weather. Almost every year Washington experiences a few days of very cold, icy, or snowy weather that necessitates
LSAT Minutes 12/14/2016 Attendance – Teachers: Moore, Guaraldo, Turmail, O’Beirne, Mundell Administration: Villegas Parents: Cramer, Russell, Gillespie, Laughlin (LSAT Chair) Perry (PTO President) Guest: Ruth Wattenberg The meeting was called to order at 4:05pm. It was discussed that the initial budget will be dropped from the City at the end of January. The possibility was
If you are able to donate a DC visitor parking pass for Stoddert’s faculty, please consider donating. The school is need of a few more passes as many are expiring at the end of the month. Because of the trailers in the school parking lot, the staff is forced to park on the street and
Get your festive camping gear ready, because we are going “glamping” for this year’s annual auction! The annual auction is the school’s biggest fundraiser of the year. This is a fun and festive night for parents, faculty and friends of Stoddert to enjoy a fabulous night…fireside! Please save the following date and information: What: Annual Auction Theme:
Please join the school for a winter-sing along in the morning of December 21, 2016. After the Stoddert chorus 3rd – 5th grades perform in the gym beginning at 8:20 am, everyone will be invited to join in on a school-wide winter sing-along. Music and lyrics will be provided for a few popular holiday songs!
To help support DCPS’ new math program, Eureka Math, in use at Stoddert, the PTO recently purchased over 100 different math specific supplies for each classroom. More commonly referred to as “manipulatives,” these new learning resources will help students to better understand and practice their math skills. The supplies include hands-on learning tools like dotted
The PTO is looking to form a committee to look into the overcrowding at Stoddert. The committee will meet regularly as needed, explore overcrowding issues and space concerns at Stoddert, and advise the PTO on solutions. If you are interested in volunteering on this new committee, please contact the PTO president at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following are the minutes for the Stoddert PTO Executive meeting on December 7, 2016… Attendees: Jen Perry Maria O’Donnell Eve-Lyn Turmail Brian O’Beirne Juli Smith Gayle Cramer Melissa Loughlin Rachel Mack Kate Gillespie Jon Gillespie Jill Sanderson Lisa McCluskey Allan Gordus President’s Update The PTO owes hearty “Thank You’s” to many folks. Thanks to Mary Dausch for organizing
Please save the date and plan on attending Stoddert’s first-ever technology and SEM expo, “Plug Into The New Year.” On January 12, 2017, all parents and students are invited to learn about the technology at Stoddert and see first-hand the online learning going on during the school day. This event will start at 6:30pm right after
The new Stoddert gear that was ordered online in November will be delivered to school and ready for pickup on Tuesday, December, 20th. Additionally, new and old gear styles will be available for purchase. Please come to the front lobby on December 20th from 8-9 am, 3-4pm or 5-6:30 pm to pick up your gear. If you missed the online sale, we will have limited styles